FULL MOON in COACHELLA / World Arabic Language Day #ArabicDay  بغداد‎ Baġdād الكيمياء al-kīmiyā, alchemy #ClickPic4Links #CULTURE

Here in the Coachella Valley we embrace multiple cultures in our street names, festivities, & people.  I took this picture of the December 17th Full Moon peeking from behind the clouds this evening here in the city of Coachella next to the school. 

World Arabic Language Day December 18th  http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/world-arabic-language-day-2013/
"God-given" or "God's gift", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baghdad 
"There are as many uses for a date palm as there are days in the year " ~ Traditional Arabic Saying http://www.twitpic.com/dp28ym
Our trip visiting, The Coachella Valley History Museum in Indio ~ The World's Only Date Museum http://www.twitpic.com/dp29vu
How Eastern Coachella Valley Used Egyptomania to Sell Dates http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2OD2W1gidI&list=PLE33538F07121EA1F&index=26
Known as the "City of Eternal Sunshine" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coachella,_California